Tasting Georgia: awards and a trip

I’m thrilled that TASTING GEORGIA has been getting such great responses both from the press and from the many readers who have written to me privately to talk about their …

BBC Radio 4 Food Programme on Georgia

For anyone who is interested in hearing more about my take on Georgia, I’m delighted to announce that the BBC Radio 4 Food Programme is about to air two programmes …

My winning IACP photograph!

I’m thrilled to announce that this photo has won the International Association of Culinary Professionals’ Culinary Trust Award for Food Photography that Makes a Difference. Its title was: In Caucasian …

A monk’s wine

Father Gerasim from Alaverdi Monastery in Kakheti region, Georgia, with one of the wines he’s made there. This picture is from my forthcoming book: Tasting Georgia, a Food and Wine …

A giant qvevri

Zaliko Bodjadze is a master potter and he’s putting the finishing touches to a giant qvevri for winemaking in Imereti, Georgia. This is an image from my forthcoming book: Tasting …

Jumping for wine!

This was the dynamic scene at Pheasant’s Tears winery in September when the Rkatsiteli was being harvested in Kakheti, Georgia. This is one of the images from my new book …

Tbilisi market

This was the June collection of fresh vegetables in Tbilisi, now we’ll see what they have on offer in September.

Me at MAD!

Me at MAD!

Here I am with chefs Frank Castronovo and Massimo Bottura as we receive the precious udon noodles from the great master Tatsuru Rai, via his wife. Read more about it …

The key to great food

Extra virgin olive oil is the key to great Mediterranean food. Invest in good oil made by artisan producers on small estates. It might cost as much as a good …

In the red

Tomatoes and Ferraris are an Italian boy’s best friends.